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Edo’s Alaghodaro investment summit to boost economy

Godwin Obaseki...Alaghodaro

*Adopts local language to christen Summit In its avowed bid to re-engineer the economy of Edo State towards a better future for its citizens, the Godwin Obaseki-led government is set to host the maiden Edo State Investment Summit with the theme “Envisioning the Future” from 10th – 12th November 2017 …

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Folashade Joseph: Giant strides of an insurance amazon

Mrs Folashade Joseph

*NAIC: Whither our agricultural sector’s future? By Sandra Onyekwere Since the coming of the new Czarina of the Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC), Mrs Folashade Joseph, there has been some public visibility and proactive activities which has forced us to do a review and analysis of her activities so far. …

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Osinbajo washes hands off $26 billion NNPC contracts

Prof Yemi Osinbajo...NNPC

*I only approved loans for JV projects Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, washed his hands off approvals of the alleged $25 billion controversial Nigeria National Petroleun Corporation (NNPC) contracts saying contrary to reports he only approved loans to finance the NNPC Joint Venture projects with oil majors in the …

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NNPC shuts two refineries over operation costs, TAM

Refinery...NNPC shuts down two of three

*Kaduna, Warri shut since July *We’ve lost ₦11.87 billion Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has indefinitely shut down two of the nation’s three operational refineries due to increase in their operational costs and several maintenance interventions. A top official of the corporation said that Kaduna and Warri refineries had been …

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Tax Amnesty: VAIDS begins data collection on Nigerians

Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun sharing a moment with the governors on VAIDS

*Raise tax profile from 6% to 20% By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Profiles of income and assets of high net-worth individuals and companies in the country under the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) has begun. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the VAIDS office in the Federal …

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EXPOSED: How British Airways steal from Nigerians

British Airways...cheating Nigerians

*Nigerians must be the biggest fools on earth *British Airways diplomatically stealing from Nigerians By Olajide Fashikun Nigerian government must respond to the economic pilferage of its citizens by the official carriers of the British government, the British Airways, whose official pricing policy underlines a policy direction that points to …

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Snide remark: British Airways sacks crew attendant

British Airways...cheating Nigerians

*British Airways never apologised for the assault British Airways (BA) has fired Joanne Wickenden, a 23-year-old cabin crew attendant, who made racist/hate comments against Nigerians on board a flight from London Heathrow to Abuja. Kola Olayinka, British Airways Regional Commercial Manager, West Africa, said the female cabin crew was sacked …

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Apapa gridlock: Stay away from Lagos for now

Apapa gridlock

*Govt orders truck owners *Order to subsist pending clearing of traffic spillover *Attributes bottleneck to breakdown of operations at ports *Deploys RRS, LASTMA, LASEMA to enforce directive at state borders By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Worried by the recent traffic bottleneck that has taken over Apapa and its environs, the Lagos …

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ICT University to propel development

Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu receiving left, Prof. Maurice Taylor and Prof. Bisi Oladipupo, officials of Morgan State University on partnership mission with ICT University, Nigeria

*Will become a pride to Nigeria ICT University of Nigeria (ICTUN) will make a difference in fast tracking development in Nigeria and the whole of Africa. Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu , while receiving officials of Morgan State University, Baltimore, USA, in his office, said the ICTUN will attract students …

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TSTV demystifies DSTV with quality for viewers

TSTV

*Takes centre stage on 1st October *Offer Pay-As-Go Subscription South African company, DSTV, which has cheated Nigerians because of their monopoly is now in trouble. Just like MTN will not give Nigerians per second billing when GSM came. An indigenous Nigerian company, TELCOM Satellites TV (TSTV), is the latest in town, …

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